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In accordance with the executive order of Governor Whitmer, all University Libraries buildings are closed until further notice. We continue to provide support online for GVSU students, faculty, and staff through our online services.


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Q. Database


"database, n. Computing. A structured set of data held in computer storage and typically accessed or manipulated by means of specialized software." OED



  • The Grand Valley University Libraries databases are available to help you research and find information. Databases are a repository of academic journals, magazines, books, etc. Examples of databases are JSTOR, ProQuest, PubMed, and PsychINFO.


  • To access the databases, go to the library website at and select “Databases” next to More Research Tools: under the search bar. You will be able to search for databases alphabetically, by subject, and database type.


Consider browsing this helpful handout: 

1. GVSU Databases

2. Finding Sources

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  • Last Updated Mar 13, 2020
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  • Answered By Francesca Golus

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